3-D Shelves Enliven Any Room
A clever mounting method makes it a cinch to stack and arrange these simple boxes.
Synopsis: These display boxes are simple to make, and can be arranged in geometric patterns on a wall to create beautiful, modern, functional storage. The challenge is in hanging them so that they are perfectly aligned and the space between them is uniform. Each box hangs on a French cleat, and once you get the box on the wall you no longer have access to it to make adjustments. Chaffin solves this with a mounting box that mates to the wall cleat and allows him to hang the cleat with a single screw, set the mounting box on it, locate and level the box precisely, and then drive in the screws that hold the cleat in place. Once you have this mounting box, hanging the actual display boxes is a piece of cake.
I first made these simple wall-hung display boxes for my home. Since then, I have made a…